Colloquium - Problem Solving in the 112th Congress: The Debt Crisis and Beyond
E. Scott Adler
November 18, 2011
12:30PM - 2:00PM (EST)
Scott Adler is Associate Professor of Political Science at the University of Colorado, Boulder. His areas of expertise are the US Congress, elections, political institutions, and public policy making. Among his publications are his books Why Congressional Reforms Fail: Reelection and the House Committee System (University of Chicago Press, 2002) and The Macropolitics of Congress (Princeton University Press, 2006).
Adler is co-PI of the Congressional Bills Project (with Prof. John Wilkerson, University of Washington). He is an associate of theCenter for American Politics and Public Policy at the University of Washington. In 2006-07, Adler was Visiting Professor at the Center for the Study of American Politics and Department of Political Science, Yale University. Adler received a B.A. from the University of Michigan in 1988 and a Ph.D. from Columbia University in 1996. Professor Adler's talk will draw from the three chapters in the PDF below.